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Percy William Bischoff

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Rev. Percy William Bischoff (1881-1953)

1911 Boarder at 2 Royal Terrace, Northampton: Percy William Bischoff (age 30 born Ditton Hill), Priest.[1]

1913 Married in Edinburgh to Beatrice Langston

1914 'THE RECENT Scottish motor cycle reliability trials had a sequel before Sheriff Sym at Perth Sheriff Court yesterday when one of the competitors was charged with reckless driving. The accused was Percy William Bischoff, wearing a clerical collar, who resides in Bristol. He was charged with having, in Main Street, Pitlochry, driven a motor bicycle with sidecar attached at a speed which was dangerous to the public. Bischoff tendered a plea of not guilty. It was said in court that Bischoff yelled at the large crowd present to get out of the way and made them scatter in all directions.'[2]

1939 Living at 20 Richmond Road, Wolverhampton, Motor Driving Instructor at Reeve and Stedeford. With his wife Beatrice.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. The Courier and Argus, Perth
  3. 1939 Census